Friday - Nov 16, 2018

Latin Briefs

  • SFREP’s  statement of Fifth Circuit Appeals ruling on Texas Voter ID

    SFREP’s statement of Fifth Circuit Appeals ruling on Texas Voter ID

    The Ruling is a Victory for Texas Voter by the El Reportero’s wire services The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruling on the Texas Voter ID law – ruled on the voter ID law, Senate Bill(SB)14, last July 20, said the Southwest Voter Registration Education Project. “The Fifth Circuit Court struck

  • Thousands of police agents in Operation Summer 2016 in México

    Thousands of police agents in Operation Summer 2016 in México

    by the El Reportero’s wire services The operation Summer 2016 includes deployment today in Mexico of thousands of police and security agents to watch the sites with more influx of vacationers, as well as federal roads and highways. The Federal Police said 8,500 agents and more than 4,000 vehicles had been deployed, including patrols, motorcycles,

  • Teachers march in México City before talks with government

    Teachers march in México City before talks with government

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Teachers marched on Tuesday, July 12 in Mexico City to protest against the educational reform before resuming talks with Minister of the Interior (Segob) Miguel Ángel Osorio to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict. Members of the National Coordination of Education Workers (CNTE) held sessions on Saturday evening

  • The CNTE is alert and maintains road blocks in Mexico

    The CNTE is alert and maintains road blocks in Mexico

    by the El Reportero’s wire services In Mexico the National Coordinator of Education Workers (CNTE, in Spanish) is today maintaining roadblocks in Oaxaca despite warnings from the Interior Secretary, Miguel Ángel Osorio. The roadblocks have affected the supply of food to the area and the government has declared that time has run out for the

  • Amnesty International: surviving death

    Amnesty International: surviving death

    Police and military torture of women in Mexico by the El Reportero’s wire services Torture is widespread in Mexico’s “war on drugs”, but the impact on women has been largely ignored or downplayed. This report analyses the stories of 100 women who have reported torture and other forms of violence during arrest and interrogation by

  • State to allow undocumented immigrants to purchase state health coverage

    State to allow undocumented immigrants to purchase state health coverage

    by the El Reportero’s wire services California made history today as the first state to authorize a request to the federal government to allow undocumented people to buy health insurance through a state-operated health insurance exchange. The California Endowment, the state’s largest private health foundation, commends Governor Jerry Brown and the legislative leadership for authorizing

  • American and British intelligence uncover dirty business in Puerto Rico

    American and British intelligence uncover dirty business in Puerto Rico

    by the El Reportero’s wire service Payoffs to the FBI & U.S. Attorney offices   As the CEO of Commercial Solar Power (CSP), Mr. Lawless ordered a forensic investigation into the $13,200,000 losses the company incurred while doing business in Puerto Rico. In an effort to better understand the causes for such losses, Mr. Lawless

  • Over 20 oil companies  register for  auction  Mexican oil

    Over 20 oil companies register for auction Mexican oil

    by the El Reportero’s wire services For the auction of 10 blocks in waters of the Gulf of Mexico 21 oil companies have registered to participate, among them Spanish Repsol, Norwegian Statoil and French Total, together with Mexican Pemex, it was known today. British BP, Anglo-Dutch Shell, Chevron and Exxon Mobil, both of the United

  • Latin America, the Caribbean have the world’s greatest biodiversity

    Latin America, the Caribbean have the world’s greatest biodiversity

    by the El Reportero’s wire services Politicians representative of different trends rejected President Enrique Peña Nieto’s statements and said Mexico has enough reasons for social anger. Yesterday, La Jornada journal published a long interview with the President, who said there is no reason for what he called “social bad mood”. Leader of the Democratic Revolution